Our Animal of the Week is the California moray eel! Most fish breathe by closing and opening their gill covers to force water over their gills, but moray eels do not. They constantly open and close their mouths to breathe!
Phil has been cleared for release! This is incredibly exciting since he's our 200th animal rescue to be released. Our Animal Rescue team will release him next Tuesday morning at Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook, New Jersey. His release will be open to the public. Get all the details in our link!
In honor of #CephalopodWeek, our Animal of the Week is the Giant Pacific Octopus! 🐙Cephalopods are characterized by their bilateral symmetry, a body shape that primarily includes a large head and set of arms or tentacles. Learn more about octopuses in our link!
We're proud to rehabilitate and release sea turtles through our Animal Rescue program! Rehabilitation includes enrichment activities to ensure that the turtles thrive in their natural environment upon release. In honor of Sea Turtle Week, learn more about our rehabilitation and release process in our link. 🐢 #TurtleTuesday
The release of rescued and rehabilitated sea turtles is representative of the efforts of our team members and our partner organizations. Each release is a powerful moment for staff and onlookers alike. Learn more about our release process in our link! 🐢#SeaTurtleWeek
Happy #WorldOceansDay! Today we celebrate the oceans that give us everything from the food we eat to the air we breathe. There are so many reasons to celebrate the ocean, but in our link are just a few to remember today and everyday!